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Who Blocked the Sky?

There’s an article in the current Washington Jewish Week, of DC not the state, that addresses this week’s parasha, specifically those sticky parts we say in the daily Sh’ma. You know, the passage about God rewarding us or punishing us…

Smoke in the Reels.

Although Jean Epstein’s films are all but lost on today’s Jewish youth, his early 20th century Warsaw/Paris aesthetic and stylistic contributions are crawling all over those foppish Hebrew man-boys gliding through Union Square with cigs dangling from their mouths. Jean…

Y-Love takes on Shidduchim for Tu B'Av

cross-posted from JewishBoston.com Just in time for our Tu B’Av reflection on Jewish love songs comes a brand-new entry into the field. Y-Love (aka Yitz Jordan) is known as the world’s first African-American Orthodox Jewish hiphop artist, but he’s good…